Gender Sensitization Cell


          Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (IPER) is well prepared to handle and respond to gender sensitive issues and provide an environment where men’s/ boys and women’s / girls can work together with a sense of personal security and dignity. For this purpose the institute has setup Gender Sensitization Cell (GSC) as per UGC recommendation, 2013 and the ‘SAKSHAM’ Report, 2014. The cell engages the awareness about gender issues and working towards and creating an empowering environment of gender justice deals with the issues of gender based violence and to conduct gender sensitization programme.

Objective of Gender Sensitization cell
  • To make the young boys and girls gender sensitive and create positive values that supports the girls and their rights.

  • To provide overall guidance to the peer group in integrating/mainstreaming gender in all activities of the institution in the form of focused group discussions, debates, poster making competitions etc.

  • To provide an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to understand the social and cultural constructions of gender that shapes the experiences of women and men in society.

  • To generate the awareness in regard to equality in law, social system and democratic activities.

  • To create awareness programmes through lectures, seminars, talks, workshops, debates, showing films and documentaries etc.

  • The cell also facilitates a gender sensitive environment enabling women and men to maximize their potential.

  • The cell tries to make a forum for open dialogue and discussion on gender issues.

  • The cell deals with cases of sexual / psychological/emotional/physical harassment as per the capability of the college as an academic institution.

Duties and Responsibilities of GSC members
  • To examine all grievances received from the women staff / students regarding the sexual harassment.

  • To examine and investigate on each complaint received from the women staff / students by collecting the required information / data from connected people.

  • To give feedback to the women staff / students concerned / to find solution for their grievances.

  • The committee will record such grievances received from the women staff / students, in a separate register maintained exclusively for this purpose. The reply given by the committee to the women staff / students for grievance should also be recorded in the register.

  • The Committee should find suitable solutions to settle the problems faced by the women staff / students in regard to matters relating to sexual harassment within 10 days after thorough investigation.

In compliance of the UGC’s directives, IPER has constituted the Gender Sensitization Cell (GSC) with the following members:

Sr.No. Member Designation Mobile No. Email
1 Dr. M. P. Puranik Chairperson 9970164613 manisha68_12@yahoo.com
2 Mr. A. J. Deshmukh Member (Teaching Staff) 9028666065 abhiramdeshmukh@ymail.com
3 Ms. J. S. Hadke Member (Teaching Staff) 8788662738 madhurihadke@rediffmail.com
4 Ms. V. B. Dhande Member (Non-Teaching Staff) 9921711204 vasantidev123@gmail.com
5 Ms. A. A. Karlekar Member (Non-Teaching Staff) 8888938748 anitakarlekar@rediffmail.com
6 Mr. Sumit S, Kolte Student Representative B.Pharm Final year 7559169563 sumitkolte2016@gmail.com
7 Ms. Shivani J. Thapa Student Representative M.Pharm first year 9765077944 sthapa258@gmail.com
8 Ms. Sakshi S. Zade Student Representative B.Pharm Final year 9284403425 z.sakshi1999@gmail.com
9 Dr. Shipra Singam Member from society (Advocate) 9881711772 shipra.singam@gmail.com
10 Ms. S. D. Tiple Member Secretory (Teaching Staff) 7758953769 hulkeshital6@gmail.com